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Eradicating European pine shoot moth on ornamental pines with methyl bromide.Author(s): V.M. Carolin; W.H. Klein; R.M. Thompson
Source: USDA Forest Service PNW Old Series Research Paper No. 47: 1-16
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionThe recent introduction of the European pine shoot moth into this region poses a serious threat to natural pine stands. To combat this threat, quarantines were invoked and eradication programs undertaken. Destruction of infested trees has been used tentatively as an eradication technique. In the meantime, fumigation with methyl bromide was tested over the period of a year to ascertain its usefulness in eradication.
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CitationCarolin, V.M.; Klein, W.H.; Thompson, R.M. 1962. Eradicating European pine shoot moth on ornamental pines with methyl bromide. USDA Forest Service PNW Old Series Research Paper No. 47: 1-16
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